Frequently clients ask us: Why do I need to switch to WordPress? My old website is not good enough? Why should I use WordPress? Well, if you are asking these questions, then you are at the right place. We will explain you why we love WordPress.
Many times people make the mistake of classifying WordPress as being just a blogging platform. Although that was true in the past, WordPress has evolved through out the years into a powerful content management system (CMS). Of course you can still use WordPress to create just a simple blog, but now it also allows you to create completely functional websites and mobile applications.
The best part related to WordPress is that it is very flexible and easy to use for just about anything. That is the main reason why WordPress has grown a lot in popularity. According to a recent survey, WordPress holds 22.5% of all websites on the internet, which is clearly a significant percentage. The survey also revealed that Version 4 is used by 90.8% of all the websites who use WordPress.
Moreover, many of the top brands use WordPress to power their websites including but not limited to: Time Magazine, LinkedIn, The New York Times, Google, Facebook, Sony, Disney, CNN, eBay, and other.
There are currently more than 2600 WordPress themes and 31,000+ plugins available for free. Therefore, we can download, install and use them on any website without extra charges for our clients.
Being an open source, WordPress is a community software. It is maintained by a huge group of volunteers majority of whom are WordPress consultants with active interest in maintaining and growing WordPress. Anyone can contribute to WordPress by answering support questions, writing plugins, creating themes, writing patches, translating WordPress and updating documentation.
On the other hand, WordPress is written using standard compliance high quality code and produces semantic mark-up which makes your website very attractive to any search engines. Regarding to design, WordPress is very SEO friendly, and we can make it even more SEO friendly by using specific plugins.
WordPress comes with built-in support to handle audio, images, and video content. You can also use for document or file management. It supports oEmbed enabled websites which means we can embed Instagram photos, Tweets, YouTube videos, and Soundcloud audio by simply pasting the URL in the post. Furthermore, you can even allow your visitors to embed videos in comments.
We hope this article answered your question about why we highly recommend WordPress. The best way to experience the real power of WordPress is by using it and keep in mind that above are presented just some facts that highlight why WordPress is the best.